The U.S. has officially begun sending migrants back to Mexico under the revamped Migrant Protection Protocols program, or MPP, the Trump-era policy that forces asylum seekers to await U.S. court hearings in Mexico.
A new collective effort is underway in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, meant to improve the living conditions of members of an Indigenous community located on the Sea of Cortez that has long been under-resourced and lacks basic services like water and sewage systems.
Work crews from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power are partnering with the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority to extend power lines to homes in several tribal communities. → More tribal natural resources stories
Tagged walls and spray-painted murals are nothing new in Hermosillo. But in recent months, several massive projects have been completed — with more on the way — adding dramatic color to some corners of the city. They also enjoyed wide support, and official sanction, marking a shift in the acceptance of graffiti art in the Sonoran capital.
Sonora’s governor says the state has plans to make improvements to the collapsing sewage system in the port city of Guaymas. The investment comes after KJZZ's Fronteras Desk revealed the extent of the problem in an investigation with the Arizona Daily Star and supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
A new five-part series from the Arizona Republic is attempting to put a face to the migrant crisis. The series profiles three women that journalists Rafael Carranza and the late Nick Oza met in their reporting in Nogales, Sonora: Elena Ramirez, Antonia Castillo and Josefa Ramirez.
Chris Magnus comes to the agency amid a record number of apprehensions along the U.S.-Mexico border and as the Biden administration continues the use of asylum-restricting policies like the Migrant Protection Protocols and the pandemic policy, Title 42.
Mexican officials Wednesday apologized to the family of a Sonoran journalist who went missing nearly 17 years ago. The government says it failed to protect the journalist and guarantee his fundamental human rights.
Diversity visas are awarded to some 50,000 people each year from pre-selected countries with low immigration to the U.S. It’s a lottery system with millions of applicants, those selected must apply for and use their green cards within the fiscal year.